TV Stars Before They Were Famous

Before they hit the big time on the small screen, celebs such as Ashton Kutcher were students, salespeople and, yes, even child actors. Find out what their lives were like before hitting it big. By Serena Kappes


As an aspiring comedian, Everybody Loves Raymond's Ray Romano (right, at the SAG Awards in March) took on many odd jobs, including working as a bank teller, to keep his pre-Raymond stand-up career afloat. Romano (left, in his 1975 high school senior picture) "just kept trying," he told Time for Kids in March 2002.